TITLE

FCC Tees Up Program-Access Review

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 44, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review its program-access rules. The FCC aims to prevent programming from being used as a competitive weapon. Thus, some key rules will be left expired after October 2007 in order for the satellite television (TV) providers to conceal their direct-broadcast satellite from its rivals. Such move is believed to give the owner a leverage to demand license fees that are higher than allowed.
ACCESSION #
24974265

 

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